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Author Reilly, Thomas William.
Title Tom W. Reilly collection, 1964-2001.

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Description 11.26 linear ft.
Access The collection is open for research use.
Summary The collection consists of research materials, articles, and book drafts written by Reilly. These materials include Mexican War-era newspapers and correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photocopies of Villard and Garrison family correspondence, and several secondary sources relating to Reilly's other areas of interest.
Note Dr. Tomas W. Reilly (1935-2002) was a long-time member of the faculty at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) (1969-2001). He made numerous contributions to the growth and development of the University as the chairperson of the Journalism Department, as founding editor of Journalism History, as Acting Director of Public Affairs, and as Director of the Urban Archive Center, 1987-1990. Prior to his career at CSUN Dr. Reilly was a working journalist with the Van Nuys News (now the Daily News) for many years. He also spent some time as the public information officer for Los Angeles City Schools. Immediately preceding his tenure at CSUN he volunteered with the Peace Corps, spending a year in India. Dr. Reilly received his master's degree from the University of Minnesota in 1970 and his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in 1975. Sabbatical leave included time in India, China, Thailand, and Burma, 1985-1986 and 1994. Professionally, Dr. Reilly was respected among journalism historians and was considered an expert on American journalism during the Mexican War period (1846-1848). He was the founding editor of the professional journal, Journalism History and co-founder of the West Coast Journalism Historians Association.
Tom Reilly and Marcell Tyler; Donation; 2004.
Subject Freaner, James.
Haile, C. M. (Christopher Mason), 1815?-1848.
Kendall, Geo. Wilkins (George Wilkins), 1809-1867.
Jones, Pardon.
Pillow, Gideon, 1806-1878.
Storms-Cazneau, Jane Maria Eliza McManus.
Villard, Henry, 1835-1900.
Wool, John.
California State University, Northridge. Department of Journalism.
West Coast Journalism Historians Association.
Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Journalists.
Journalists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
War correspondents -- United States.
Journalism -- United States -- Periodicals.
OCLC number 613662706